Product development engineer in Zuchwil

Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
jetzt bewerben

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Zuchwil, Solothurn
Life Sciences
Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
058 201 55 50
jetzt bewerben


Randstad Professionals is currently looking for a Product development Engineer who will be assigned an interesting challenge for a major client based in Solothurn. 

This contract is an unique opportunity to join a major client, global group focusing on the Healthcare sector  (Medical device, Pharma/vaccines, Consumer health).

The initial assignment will start immediately and will last until 2019




We are looking for an Engineer to accelerate new projects at our client's Resaerch & Development team. Primary focus will be on documentation production, Risk Management tasks (DFMEA/PFMEA), functional design requirements' Input/Output, verification and validations metrics. ENGLISH MANDATORY, GERMAN A PLUS.

Position duties and responsibilities:

— Designs and develops new implants and instruments and develops improvements and  modifications to current products according to the product development process

— Responsible for the product design

— Primary contact person for technical questions/issues of existing products

— Participates or leads product development projects

— Works with surgeons, sales force and others for design requirements, design concept development, prototype and cadaver evaluation, and clinical follow-up

— Responsible for initial patent review of designs for freedom to operate as well as for the protection of new concepts, techniques and products through proper patenting

— In close collaboration with the technical engineering office, generates product models, concept layouts, and prints using a CAD software

— Responsible for the performance of the product and its mechanical stability, as well as the application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

— Develops mechanical test set-ups (including derivation of benchmarks) according to national and international standards and coordinates the activities required to fabricate test parts and complete mechanical testing (according to PD process)

— Works with manufacturing during the design stages to incorporate manufacturability into the product designs and during the implementation phase to clarify design issues

— Performs the required activities and generates the appropriate PD documents to ensure compliance with national and international regulations related to medical devices (in particular EU MDD, US FDA, Japanese PAL)

— Supports surgeons with regards to handling of implants/instruments and engineering-specific questions

— Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to the job, and to maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times


Education Requirements:

— University or ETH course plus 1-2 years practical experience or doctorate, or

— Experienced professional, who has mastered the job through professional training and extensive experience (min. 5 years)

— Knowledge of bio-mechanic, biology, anatomy is a plus

— Spread sheet and CAD/CAM, materials science

— Project management



— Mechanical experience (construction, production), min. 1,5 - 2 years as Associate Development Engineer

Interpersonal skills / characteristics:

— Creative/problem-solving skills

— planning skills

— willingness to accept responsibility


For more information and your application, please contact:    

Olivier Worch Consultant Life Sciences Randstad Professionals (Schweiz) AG Küchengasse 9 4051 Basel T +41 58 201 55 55